A.I.A. Executive Robert Ivy Receives Prestigious Award

What does Robert Ivy share with Morgan Freeman? They have both been award the lifetime achievement award for art and supporting art by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL).

Robert Ivy is the Executive Vice President of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and he has contributed to the community of architecture both through his active work and through his extensive support of architects and their education and enrichment over the years. As a working architect, Robert Ivy has created beautiful, functioning designs and structures during his currently practicing career. His dedication to the field of architecture is spoken of highly by Contract Design, a prestigious commercial interior design magazine.

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Robert Ivy is also an alumnus of the Tulane School of Architecture, which is based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tulane has also honored Mr. Ivy by presenting a discussion of his massive achievements on their school website, as well. Mr. Ivy is the very first architect to receive the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award from MIAL.

MIAL President, Nancy LaForge, says that Mr. Ivy makes architecture accessible to the general public. This is certainly the case, seeing as how membership in the American Institute of Architecture is at its highest, thanks to his efforts and published works.

Robert Ivy is also an accomplished author, publishing in Architectural Record. His writings can be found on Amazon for purchase.

If all of this wasn’t enough to establish Mr. Ivy as one of the foremost spokesmen and supporters of architectural design, AIA President Carl Elefante describes him as “a worthy ambassador of his profession” and describes the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award as “a crowning personal and professional achievement for him”. Mr. Ivy is, indeed, a monumental man.

Learn more about Robert Ivy: https://www.aia.org/leadership

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